Opportunity, Training & Results
Want to make a difference in your life and your community?
BC AMTA can help by connecting you to training and jobs in mineral exploration and mining. Get the skills, training and work experience you need to find a career with the potential to last you a lifetime.
Demand for employees is high, the wages are great and, depending on what you are interested in doing, you may be able to earn as you learn. But even more importantly ... mineral exploration and mining is a different industry today than it was in the past. Today, Aboriginal people around the province read more...
- 533 BC AMTA candidates currently working
- 65% transitioned from unemployment
- 1570+ candidates registered
- 150+ First Nations bands represented (122 BC-based First Nations)
- 1:3 Female to Male ratio
- 43% under the age of 35
- Industry fact: Mining retirement rate to increase 25% by 2022
- Industry fact: Minimum 13,000 new mining workers needed in 10 years
- Industry fact: 1,500-2,000 new hires required each year
- 175 candidates have been enrolled in trades training
12 partners fund new BC AMTA environmental monitoring training program
Project provides education and career opportunities to candidates from four First Nations communities close to Chetwynd, BC.…
BC Aboriginal Mine Training Association and New Gold's New Afton Mine recognized for excellence in employment diversity in BC Mining
Winners of the 2013 BC Mining HR Diversity Award announced at the Women In Mining Gala on May 1, 2013.…
Aboriginal HEO training that builds community as well as work-force expertise
T’kemlups Indian Band (TIB) recently signed an agreement with BC Aboriginal Mine Training Association (BC AMTA) to transform a vacant field into an RV Park adjacent to Softball City.…